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Upcoming Events in Ellsworth Kansas


March

17 Ellsworth Kiwanis Home and Garden Show -
Over 20 vendors to visit and workshops to attend. Food offered by American Legion and Auxiliary. Vendors will give away prizes. Visit the Ellsworth Home Show and ECMC Health Fair and get your attendance form punched to be eligible to enter a drawing for $500 cash giveaway provided by Smoky Hill Lawn & Landscape.

Location:
American Legion Building

Address: Ks Hwy 140 and Ks Hwy 156 Intersection , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-531-0160 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 785-472-5452
Email: anita@hoffhines.com
Web: goellsworth.com
Fee: $1.00 (children under 10 free when accompanied by an adult)

June

2KS0803009e004 - Ellsworth Run for the Soul Motorcycle Run - Motorcycle run and auction to benefit ECF Spiritual Life Center.
$1,000 Best Hand
$500 Second Best Hand
$200 Worst Hand

Held in conjunction with the Old Iron, Classics, Customs Car and Cycles Show and the "Star Spangled Spectacular" in Ellsworth, Kansas.

The Spiritual Life Center affords all inmates the opportunity to practice and grow in their faith. Reported results include: fewer returns to prison, greater assumption of personal responsibility, and improved family relationships. All proceeds benefit Ellsworth Correctional Facility Spiritual Life Center and its programs.

Address: Ellsworth Recreation Center/former Armory , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-6212 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ecofc@eaglecom.net
Web: www.righttrackfoundation.org/our-events/
Fee: $10 per card hand $25 per 3 card hands $40 per 5 card hands

2KS0803009e021 - Ellsworth Old Iron, Classics, Customs and Cycles Show - The Old Iron, Classics, Customs and Cycles Show is held in conjunction with "Run For The Soul" and the "Star Spangled Spectacular" in Ellsworth, Kansas. There will be lots of prizes and awards. There will a Double B Alcohol Funny Car and a Twin Engine Rail exhibitions, burn out and go & whoa competitions. Cars will be able to join in the "Run for the Soul". Then the night will end with a spectacular fire works display. Contact George Grogg for registration information through this page on FB.

This event is sponsored by Ellsworth, Kanopolis and area businesses and individuals. Proceeds will go to benefit "The Christmas Store" (sponsored by the Ministerial Alliance for Ellsworth County Kids).

Ph: 785-472-3157 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: esc3157@sbcglobal.net
Web: www.facebook.com/OldIronClassicsCustomsAndCyclesShow/

30 Star Spangled Splash & Blast - It’s that time of year when we begin to think about summer events. Star Spangled Splash & Blast is an event that has a long standing history and a big following. 5-9 pm. Come enjoy one of the first fireworks displays of the year with activities for kids, adults, and everyone else!

Address: Recreation Complex, Old Armory Grounds , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-4071 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ecofc@eaglecom.net
Web: www.goellsworth.com

July

13 - 14 Fort Harker Days - This event relives the days of Forts, soldiers and Indians.

Address: Fort Harker, Kanopolis KS , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-4071 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ecofc@eaglecom.net
Web: www.goellsworth.com
Fee: Free

23 - 26 Ellsworth County 4-H Fair - Exhibits, livestock shows, food.

http://www.midway.k-state.edu/4-h/events/fairs/ellsworthcountyfair/

Address: Ellsworth County 4-H Barn , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-4071 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ecofc@eaglecom.net
Web: www.goellsworth.com

August

24 - 25 El-Kan Western Riders Rodeo - Held during the Cowtown Days Celebration. Rodeo, 7pm.

Address: El-Kan Western Riders Rodeo Arena , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-4071 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.ellsworthcowtowndays.com

24 - 25KS0803009e011 - Ellsworth Cowtown Days Festival - Celebration of the area's cultural heritage. 3-day authentic longhorn cattle drive, Cowtown Parade, entertainment, re-enactments, old-fashioned photo booth, food, craft booths, games and contests, living history demonstrations, rodeo, live music, street dancing.

SCHEDULE:::
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Address: 114 N. Douglas , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-4071 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ecofc@eaglecom.net
Web: www.ellsworthcowtowndays.com/
Fee: Free

November

26KS0803009e017 - Ellsworth Annual Jingle and Mingle - Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration featuring Santa Claus and Entertainment .

Come Downtown Ellsworth to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas Season. There will be an Organ Concert at Rankin Organs 150 inside the Ellsworth Village Mall at 5 pm. Carolers downtown for your shopping pleasure from 5:30 pm to 6:15 pm. The Follow the Start Lighted Parade will begin at 6:15 pm and proceed from 3rd Street down Douglas to 1st Street. After the Parade inside the Ellsworth City Hall we will have singing, games and of course, SANTA. There will be a Hotdog meal available for $2 per person.

Address: Downtown Ellsworth , Ellsworth, Kansas
Ph: 785-472-4071 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ecofc@eaglecom.net
Web: www.goellsworth.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Hodgden House

The Hodgden House, built by Perry Hodgden, was the first private home to rebuild with stone after these fires. It was completed in 1878. The house was restored to its former elegance as one of the grand houses of Ellsworth in 1961.

Ellsworth, KS

Oriel Building

One of only a few bartizan style structures remaining in Kansas, the old Signature Insurance Building with its signature oriel window stands as an architectural landmark of the early drover history of Ellsworth, Kansas.

Ellsworth, KS Museums

Fort Harker Museum Complex/ Kanopolis KS

The Fort Harker Museum is located in Kanopolis Ks. First Established as Fort Ellsworth in 1864 at the juncture of the Smokey Hill River and the Fort Riley/Fort Larned Road on the Smokey Hill Trail, the post was moved from its site by the river and renamed Fort Harker in 1866

Ellsworth, KS Military History

1873 Jail

The old jail is the oldest building in Ellsworth. Earlier jails were temporary structures like cages. At other times, prisoners were housed in private homes. This jail was authorized on April 2 1872, with the lower floor designated as the jail and the upper floor to be used as court rooms. (

Ellsworth, KS Historic Buildings


Things to do near Ellsworth, KS

Kansas Walleye Association

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